70 days. An early, light-green eggplant. Good yield, very tender and delicious. Smooth oval-round fruit growing on small plants. We highly recommend this fine variety! Developed by the late Prof. Elwyn Meader, UNH 1964.
This variety produces an assortment of green, white and lavender fruit, many are striped. It is used in Tamil Nadu State in vegetable stews and curries, as well as stuffed. It was given to a traveler by the Arumugam family of Ambal, India, who have a small rice farm near the island of Karaikal. We are proud to offer this great little Indian eggplant.
Compact plants reached barely two feet in our trials. Each plant yielded several 4-inch, teardrop-shaped fruits, of a rich, glossy purple-black. Grown from seed provided by our Belorussian friend Andrey Baranovsky.
This incredibly delicious Iraqi variety comes from our friend Nael Aziz. Satiny, dark purple-black fruits get very large—to 3 pounds or more. Shaped like a squat teardrop, the flesh is sweet and tender, perfect for grilling or baking. The fruit are abundantly produced. Very heat tolerant and productive in our trials.
(S. aethiopicum) A unique heirloom from Burkina Faso, West Africa, featuring a tall plant, beautiful enough for the flower garden, which produces many good-sized, red-ribbed fruit. The fruit is wrinkled, flat, and (some think) somewhat bitter and strong flavored.
Cylindrical fruit are very attractive-looking, being purplegray with dark purple streaks. This variety was collected in Bangladesh.
Tender fruits are very nearly round, 4-5" long by 4-6" diameter, with some small spines. Good yields with excellent taste. Uniform with a medium gloss. Purple calyx. Avg. 116,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 25 seeds.
Similar in shape, flavor and texture to . Earlier maturity, darker fruit color, and just a little smaller (4-6" long by 4-5" diameter). Green calyx. Avg. 115,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 25 seeds.
90 days. Standard old type, large black fruit of excellent quality. Very tasty but is lower yielding and much later than many types and needs a long season.
(80-85 days) Introduced around 1910, this popular variety has rich flavored fruits that hold up well. Plump, slightly lobed, 4-5" diameter fruits are a beautiful, shiny purple-black.
75 days. An imperial eggplant with uniform, large, oval-shaped fruit that have vivid dark skin and superior texture. Robust, semi-upright plants can produce fruit weighing over one pound. A prime candidate for making eggplant parmesan. Also available as a plant.
This ornamental variety is grown for its stunning black stems and red, pumpkin-shaped fruit that are used by florists in Japan in flower arranging. Stunning and elegant in a vase, and a real beauty in any ornamental garden. Perfect for landscaping.
Very tall erect plants with dark green foliage which provides good cover. Small oval fruits are shiny bright green, ripen through orange to bright red at full maturity. Delicious in antipastas, grilled or fried. Very ornamental. Contains 25-35 heirloom seeds
Calliope is a beautiful, oval, Asian-style eggplant. Suitable for baby (2" long by 1 1/2" diameter) or mature (3-4" long by 2 1/4-2 3/4" diameter) harvest. High yielding, even in the North. The plants and calyxes are spineless, unlike many varieties of this type. Green calyx. Packet: 25 seeds.
Here is a large, round, flat variety from the kingdom of Cambodia. We collected this variety in 2004, when we were touring this once war torn southeast Asian country. Attractive fruit are pale green with dark green stripes, and are lightly ribbed. This is a very unique color pattern for a large variety. We are proud to be among the first companies to offer varieties from Cambodia, a country with a delicious cuisine that is in danger of being lost. These are great eating, and have a deep, full bodied eggplant flavor.
(S. uporo) Beautiful, attractive plants are covered with loads of shiny green and red fruit that are shockingly bitter and about 3" across. They are very cute, as they look like little pumpkins covering the plant. A native to Fiji and Tahiti, this plant has quite a history, as it is said that the fruit was made into a sauce and used on a cannibal's meal! The leaves were also prepared as cooked greens. One of the more interesting and infamous plants we've grown. Hardy and easy to grow
75 days. Medium size, very attractive, smooth ivory-white fruit that have a very mild mushroom-like flavor. Prolific plant. Fruit ripens early. An excellent variety for specialty growers and gardeners.
70 days. This delectable ivory-white skinned eggplant is a very early producer of 5-6 inch long fruit. The flesh of this eggplant is snow white, with succulent mushroom-like flavor that is mild and satisfying. Even in northern gardens, Casper's medium sized plants will provide you with lots of fruit. Also available as a plant.
Fruits are 6-7" long by 4-5" diameter. High-yielding plants with early maturation. Green calyx. Avg. 115,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 25 seeds.
Tomato-shaped fruits start out green, eventually turning a gorgeous red-orange with intriguing, two toned green striping. Yellow flesh is non-bitter when harvested young. Very attractive—pretty enough to grow in the border!
57 days. One of the first to mature in our trials, this eggplant grows long, slender, midnight purple fruit. Upright, thornless plants are highly productive with purple stems and flowers. These silky, tender eggplants can be stir-fried, grilled, baked or fried into succulent gourmet dishes. In their prime when picked at 6-8 inches long. Also available as a plant.
From the original breeder of Neon. Semi-cylindrical fruits are mid-sized (7-8" long by 3-4" diameter), mild, and nonbitter. Plants are strong and high yielding. Extremely popular in Puerto Rico. Green calyx. Avg. 100,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 25 seeds.
70 days. Mild, dark purple, 6-9” x 2-3” slender fruit; superb flavor and firm flesh. Becoming popular with market growers and home gardeners. This variety from the Ukraine was collected by Seed Savers Exchange in 1993.
Originally collected in Edirne (Adrianople), Turkey, in 1948, and stored by the USDA ever since, until we grew it out in 2008! Gorgeous 6-8 inch fruits are richly striped in purple and off-white. May be even superior to Listada de Gandia in appearance due to its deeper luster, and actually preferred over it in our trials! Vigorous plants, very productive.
Produces an abundance of golf-ball-sized, bitter-free baby fruits throughout the summer on dwarf plants, so ideal for growing in containers on the patio. Fruits hold flavor, quality and color well after picking. 24in.
Early to set and produce fruit even under poor summer conditions. Crops heavily, producing large, shiny dark purple fruits, with up to 7-8 heavy fruits per plant. Plants have a compact habit, but are best staked—ideal for container growing. 105 days.
Eastern European heirloom variety that flowers and sets fruits early from July to October. Fruits are quite large, rounded with a matte purple skin. Harvest regularly to promote further flowers and extend the picking season.
50 days from setting out transplants. An Eggplant as beautiful as it is delicious! Fairy Tale Hybrid really is all about happiily-ever-afters -- now you can grow the loveliest, most tender-sweet fruits of your gardening career right on the patio in containers! Handsome enough for the annual flower bed but ready to produce enough yummy fruits to keep everyone coming back for seconds, Fairy Tale Hybrid is the Eggplant you MUST try this season. No wonder it won a 2005 All-America Selection!This dwarf reaches just 18 to 24 inches high and wide, setting masses of showy purple-lavender blooms all over…
55 days from setting out transplants. Last year there wasa breeding breakthrough for quick crop time and flexibility of harvesting. Now there's his pure white sister Gretel, also an All America Selection winner and just as versatile and delicious!These glossy ivory fruits are ready for picking when just 3 to 4 inches long, making splendid "baby veggies" -- a gourmet treat you MUST try. However, unlike others, Gretel won't grow tough and dry as it gets longer. If you don't want to harvest the entire crop young, take the 55-day maturity date as a starting point, and continue to harvest…
Gretel is destined to become your eggplant of choice! These glossy ivory fruits are ready for picking when just 3 to 4 inches long, making splendid "baby veggies" -- a gourmet treat you MUST try. However, unlike others, Gretel won't grow tough and dry as it gets longer. If you don't want to harvest the entire crop young, take the 55-day maturity date as a starting point, and continue to harvest when and as you like for several more weeks! The fruit will be larger but no less succulent and bitter-free.Nearly seedless, this eggplant is perfect for frying or baking.…
55 days from setting out transplants. A breeding breakthrough extraordinaire! Hansel is the first eggplant that lets you choose when you want to harvest it! The glossy, dark purple, mild sweet fruits are ready at 2 inches, yet keep their tender texture and rich flavor as they grow, so you can harvest them at any time up to about 10 inches or so! At last, no more armloads of eggplants going to the neighbors or to church because you just can't eat any more. No more guilt over wasted food or last-minute eggplant feasts to get rid of all the…
Latin name: Solanum melongena GB Cultural info: HW/ Matures 10-11/ Harvest 13/ Yield 54-163/ Spacing 18 / Days to Maturity: 70-80's Seed code: C Seeds per pkt: 40 Description: Early, easy, prolific, and fun! 22-38” plants with big yields of slender Asian-style purple fruits. Quick-cooking, with tender skins and slices uniform in size. Cute little eggplants cook fast, too. C $2.00 Photo Credit: http://abgplanttoplate.blogspot.com/2012/07/melitzana-eggplant-dip.html
65 days from setting out transplants. Little Fingers is the eggplant you've been looking for when it's time for ultra-succulent, tender baby veggies! These Asian fruits can be harvested as small as 4 to 6 inches for a gourmet delight you'll savor!Very dark violet and abundantly borne on productive plants, Little Fingers matures more slowly than some others, but is well worth the wait. These fruits are moist, never bitter, and full of true eggplant bite. You can let some of them continue to grow on the plant after the harvest date -- they will get larger without losing their…
SECTION: Vegetable Seeds, Eggplant, Solanum melongena A mixture of different shapes and colors: purple, white, green and both long and round types. (Select Cultural Info/Seed Codes in red top bar for more details about codes below) EA CULTURE: H/Matures 10-11/Harvest 13/Yield 54-163/Spacing 18" SEEDS PER PACKET: 40 SOURCE CODE: C,N APPROX GERM DAYS: 10-17 PLANTING DEPTH: 1/4" WHEN TO PLANT: Set out when night temps above 50 F. PACKET LABEL INSTRUCTIONS: Likes hot weather. Start in flats 8 weeks before night temps will be above 50F. Prefers light, rich, well-drained soil but needs to be kept moist. May need night…
Compact, virtually spineless plants produce a heavy yield of 'baby' 2in finger length, dark purple-skinned, 'bitter-free' fruits from dwarf 20in tall plants. Excellent for growing in the greenhouse or in containers on a sunny patio. 85 days.
55 days from setting out transplants. Here it is, the patio eggplant you have been looking for! Orlando sets baby fruit that can be picked as small as 2 inches long, simply packed with delicious eating! Borne on space-saving plants, it's the eggplant that enables city and apartment dwellers to grow their own crops . . . not to mention those of us with full-to-bursting veggie patches!The fruit is tender, flavorful, and free of bitterness. Such a dark purple that it looks black, it is succulent and perfectly textured. And it's ready in less than 2 months!Orlando can be grown…
These beautiful, mild-flavored fruits mature 3 weeks sooner than Black Beauty, and are an incredible 50% more productive! Vigorous, easy-care plants are ready to harvest just 2 months after setting out, with shiny, deep midnight-purple fruits, elegantly teardrop-shaped. Harvest them at 6 inches long for tender, succulent flavor. Yields are improved by this Whopper's great resistance to Tobacco Mosaic Virus! Set 18 inches apart.
62 days. These beautiful, mild-flavored fruits mature 3 weeks sooner than Black Beauty, and are an incredible 50% more productive! Vigorous, easy-care plants are ready to harvest just 2 months after setting out, with shiny, deep midnight-purple fruits, elegantly teardrop-shaped. Harvest them at 6 inches long for tender, succulent flavor. Yields are improved by this Whopper's great resistance to Tobacco Mosaic Virus!Begin seeds indoors 8 to 10 weeks before planning to set out. Eggplant is a warm-weather crop, so wait until after danger of frost before transplanting seedlings into the sunny garden. Set 18 inches apart. Note: the days to…
Almost-round, 3 oz. fruits grow on a 20 inch tall, spineless, stemmed plant with a compact habit. The shiny, dark purple fruits are bitter-free, making them excellent for grilling and cooking. Perfect size for patio containers!(58-62 days)
65 days from setting out transplants. Discover the rich flavor and abundant yields of heirloom eggplants with this superb variety from Tuscany, Italy. A trusted favorite for generations, Prosperosa offers a new look and more sweet, mild flavor than today's hybrids can ever hope for.These deep violet fruits are round, with slight ribbing and a very glossy sheen. They arise in huge numbers on plants that just keep producing all season. If you've been used to a modern hybrid, get ready for a jolt of flavor AND yields!The flesh of this eggplant is white, sweet, and mild. Unlike most others,…
51 days from setting out transplants. Swallow Hybrid is an Asian Eggplant with so many merits we're tempted to just say, "Put it on your 'must-grow' list!" It's easier to grow than other varieties, quicker to finish than almost any, and simply more delicious, with a meaty, succulent, tender bite that imparts a mouthful of true eggplant flavor without a trace of bitterness or toughness.These fruits mature to about 7 inches long and nearly 2 inches in diameter. Deep violet, they have the elongated shape typical of Asian eggplants, but a good bit more meat on their bones! Don't worry…
50 to 55 days. Compact enough to grow in containers, this Eggplant shows off its big blooms and beautiful fruits in style! Reaching 2 feet tall with good branching, Twinkle sets glossy oval fruit of deep plum-purple streaked with silver.But it's more than an ornamental beauty. Twinkle's fruit (best picked young, at 2 to 2 1/2 inches long) has superb flavor for frying, roasting, or sauteing. And the plant is spineless, so you won't scratch up your hands harvesting the fruit!Twinkle is ideal for today's smaller gardens and patio, poolside, or porch. Non-gardening guests will marvel over the huge fruit…
Attractive, 2-4" long by 3/4-1 1/4" diameter, fruits are borne abundantly on compact 18-24" plants. Wonderful flavor with no bitterness and very few seeds. Some fruits may be harvested in clusters. Green calyx. AAS winner. Avg. 125,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 25 seeds.
85 days. Very large plant; large purple bell-shaped fruit. An old standard market variety and an excellent type for the South.
Very glossy, Italian bell type, 6-7" x 3-4". Early, firm fruit on strong plants. Uniform and high yielding, even in the North. Green calyx. Avg. 85,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 25 seeds.
An ancient vegetable from Togo, West Africa. The young, green leaves are cooked into delicious dishes, like you would cook collard greens. Easy and fun-to-grow plants take heat well and are quite attractive with their green and yellow bitter fruit. A great piece of African culinary history that is rare and hard to find!
Brilliant, shiny red 3” fruit. This African variety is among the most colorful and ornamental we offer. Tall, spreading 4’ plants produce loads of fruit. Perfect for the flower bed as well as the vegetable garden.
2009 AAS winner! Loads of mini, white-skinned eggplant drip from the branches of this compact plant. The tender, bitter-free fruits should be harvested beginning when they are 3-4" long by 3/4-1 1/4" diameter. A perfect companion to both and . Green calyx. Avg. 130,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 25 seeds.
2008 AAS winner! Start harvesting the abundant fruits when they are only 3-4" long. The compact, 25-36", plants produce the tender, dark purple fruit in clusters for easy harvesting. Hansel is non-bitter and perfect for grilling or slicing thin onto pizza. Avg. 130,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 25 seeds.
(70-75 days) Creamier and less bitter than the purple types, this slightly oval, plump, white to pale green eggplant is extremely productive and the earliest maturing in our field trials. 5-6 in. long, 4-5 in. diameter.
A beautiful, long, slender Japanese variety that produces fruit up to 16” long. Beautiful, glossy purple skin, with pure white flesh that’s sweet and mellow tasting. Great for home or market.
(70-75 days) An attractive, early maturing variety with 10-16" long, slender 1-2" diameter, slightly curved purple fruit with a green calyx. Sweet and mild flavor.
65 days. Full, rich flavor; lovely 2”-3” white fruit are perfect for stir-frying. The plants give heavy yields all season.
Seed collected at a state-run market in Alma Ata, Kazakhstan, by A.T. Whittemore, and donated to the USDA Germplasm Repository in 1991. The plants are rather compact, reaching 24 to 30 inches in our trials. Pale purple flowers give way to dark purple-black, teardrop-shaped fruits to 6 inches or so, produced early and in abundance. To our knowledge this variety has never before been offered for sale in North America.
Compact, well-branched plant with a prolific set of small, round fruits, avg. 2-2 1/4" long by 2-2 1/4" diameter. White blossom end with a deep green, striped shoulder. Firm flesh holds up well in curries. Green calyx. Packet: 25 seeds.
Rounded bush to 3 feet tall, yields tender, sweet green fruits very early for an eggplant. Left to mature, the fruits reach 4-6 ounces, taking on a red-orange color and are quite decorative—perfect for arrangements. Unusual eggplant grown from seed originating in the former USSR.
Colorful, green-white-purple striped, 2-4” ball-shaped fruit have pleasant eggplant flavor that is perfect for curries, soups and other dishes from Southeast Asia. This productive heirloom comes from the beautiful mountain country of Laos.
90 days. A lovely little eggplant that is the size and shape of a ping-pong ball. Fruits are a pale lavender with deep purple stripes. A great little eggplant for using in stir-fries and Asian dishes. This variety was brought to the US by Hmong students from the Southeast Asian country of Laos.
White, 2” ball-shaped fruit turn deep yellow as they ripen; a colorful and good-yielding heirloom from Laos. This very rare variety needs to be preserved as it is used in many traditional Laotian recipes.
90 days. One of the most popular heirloom types; this one has 7”-long fruit that are white with lovely bright purple stripes. They are so beautiful and have fabulous flavor with sweet, tender flesh. This excellent variety hails from Spain, a country that is renowned for fine food.
65 days. Small, purple-black fruits are produced in clusters on sturdy, compact plants. The blunt-ended fruits may be harvested when finger-sized, but may also be allowed to grow larger with no sacrifice of their mild, sweet taste and tender texture.
75 days. Charming, single-stemmed plants yield green fruits to 3 ½ inches long, 3 inches in diameter. A new introduction grown from seed sent to us from the former Soviet Union. Try this in cooler-summer climates.
100 days. Large, 8”-long, light green banana-shaped fruit that have pale stripes; tender and mild. Excellent quality, prolific yields. A rare heirloom from Louisiana.
(90-100 days) Mildly sweet, 7-9" long pale green fruits with a green calyx on productive plants. Excellent for ratatouille.
Delicious, sweet and tender describe the flavorful fruit of “Ma-Zu” eggplant. This variety bears deep purple fruit that are 8”-12” long and 2” in diameter. This favorite of Taiwanese farmers grows perfectly in warm areas and produces lots of fruit over a long period of time.
Avg. 9-10" long by 7/8-1" diameter fruits. Tender flesh. Strong plant with a nice continuous yield. TIP: For straightest fruits, prune and stake plants. Green calyx. Packet: 25 seeds.
Tender and delicious, violet-colored fruit are long and slender. This productive and tasty variety comes from the Southeast Asian country of Malaysia. A hard-to-find but very good variety that is perfect for frying.
Unusual cylindrical, glossy, purple-skinned fruits with bitter-free flesh are produced in abundance throughout the summer. Can be grown under glass or in a sunny spot outdoors.
54 days. Millionaire's extra-early maturity and high productivity will make you feel like you've hit the jackpot. In our summer trials, Millionaire had ripe fruit before many of the other eggplant varieties were even flowering! The healthy, upright plants produce extraordinary harvests of deep purple, slender fruit, 8 inches long. This exquisite Japanese variety is tender and delicious with a minimal seed cavity. Also available as a plant.
Uniform, dark purple fruits with green calyx are glossy and blemish free. Tall, sturdy plants can set fruit under cool conditions. Some resistance to verticillium wilt. Avg. 98,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 25 seeds.
(Solanum mammosum) This is one of the most amazing plants I have grown. Beautiful tall, thorny plants bear purple flowers, followed by long spikes of 3” yellow fruit that are curiously shaped, sort of like a cow’s udder and glowing yellow-orange in color. These 2’-5’ stems are sold for display in arrangements or alone. They fetch top prices at stores and are great for farmers’ markets. I first saw these in Thailand several years ago being sold as potted plants along a road. The long-lasting, bitter fruit are not edible.
Harvest at 7-8" long by 3-4" diameter. Late and somewhat shy-yielding in the North. Green calyx. Avg. 125,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 25 seeds.
68 days. Artful splashes of lilac and cream adorn these elongated, 4-6 inch long, oval-shaped eggplants, making them some of the most beautiful fruit we've seen. Not only is Nubia gorgeous in the garden, it's an excellent choice for the grill or fried. Its mellow, refined flavor pairs perfectly with a blend of ricotta, mozzarella, and parmesan cheeses,topped with tomato sauce. Delicious! Also available as a plant.
Round to egg-shaped fruits avg. 2 1/2-3" long by 1 3/4-2 1/4" in diameter, and are sometimes produced in clusters of up to 3. Sturdy plants have a compact growth habit with few spines. Adaptable for both field and container. Avg. 130,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 25 seeds.
80 days. One of America's favorite Eggplants is now available in Certified Organic seed form! Black Beauty is a very well-adapted open-pollinated variety, thriving in almost every part of the country. It boasts big yields of large, glossy, delectable fruit. Try it this season and you'll become one of its thousands of fans!These large, glossy fruits are a deep purple so intense it looks black. They arise in great numbers on plants 21 to 30 inches high -- you can expect a dozen or so fruits per plant. That's a terrific yield from such a compact, easy-to-grow plant! Be sure…
8-10" long by 1 1/2-2 1/2" diameter fruits of the Orient Express shape, but with attractive shades of fluorescent pink, pastel pink, and white. Strong plant with high yields. Green calyx. Packet: 25 seeds.
Attractive, slender, 8-10" long by 1 1/2-2 1/2" diameter, glossy black fruits of the long Oriental style. Ready up to 2 weeks before other early varieties, it features an ability to set fruit in cool weather as well as under heat stress. Tender, delicately flavored, and quick cooking. Purple calyx. Packet: 25 seeds.
75 days. Massive fruits are nearly round to slightly teardrop shaped, and sometimes very slightly ribbed. Their rich dark purple exterior also glistens with a satiny greenish sheen—quite spectacular to see! The white flesh is as good as the fruit looks, being mild, tender, and slow to discolor when sliced; superb in parmagiana dishes. Yields all season long. Heirloom type grown for generations in Tuscany, in northwestern Italy.
75 days. A knock-out of an eggplant! This Italian heirloom forms a gorgeous, deep purple fruit with a pleated top that shows just a touch of cream color peeking out from under a whorl of light foliage at the stem end. The 4-5 inch fruit are meaty and mild flavored with a texture that lends itself to all your gourmet eggplant dishes. Eclipsing most other varieties in our eggplant trials, the tall, vigorous plants are outstanding adorned with these shapely, eye-catching fruit. Also available as a conventional or grafted plant.
Round, 4-6" long by 5-7" diameter fruit streaked with white and violet. Plump and variably ribbed. Mild, creamy taste. This traditional Italian variety is best adapted to regions with warm nights; in cool areas expect low yields. Green calyx. Organically grown. Avg. 8,000 seeds/oz. Packet: 25 seeds.
80 days. Colorful, light pink-lavender fruit with white shading. Rich, mild flesh is very popular with chefs and gardeners alike! No bitterness. A great variety for heirloom market growers. Grow the color that sells!
(80-90 days) A gorgeous white and pink blushed Italian variety with a delicate, mild flavor, creamy consistency, and no bitterness. Considered one of the best by gourmets and gardeners alike. 4-6" long, 4-5" diameter.
A striking blend of vibrant purple, striped and ivory fruit appear on predominately spineless plants for a seemingly endless supply of 3-oz. fruits. Pick young or wait for maturity. Ideal for containers or in the garden.
Strong plants bear beautiful, avg. 7" x 2", cylindrical white fruit. Outstanding variety.
Glossy black fruit in the classic bell shape, 5 1/2-6 1/2" long by 3-3 1/2" diameter. Good flavor. Very uniform, high-yielding plants. Green calyx. Organically grown. Avg. 86,000 seeds/lb. Packet: 25 seeds.
80 days. This beautiful heirloom comes from Turkey. The 3” round fruit are best cooked when they are green to light orange. This variety has very sweet and flavorful flesh. It imparts a strong, rich flavor to any dish. The small plants yield well. This variety is great for ethnic markets. Very ornamental-looking.
(85-90 days) Unique, brilliant orange fruits are great for stuffing and fall decorations. Tennis ball sized fruits are best eaten when just turning orange with some green striping. Fully orange fruits are very seedy and best used ornamentally. Vigorous bush plants bear 15-25 fruits each.
Tolerates heat and drought and easy to grow. Vigorous and prolific, with good disease resistance. $2.99 $3.99
(65-75 days) Early maturing and productive, Vittoria produces gorgeous, purple black, cylindrical fruits with mild flavor and firm texture. Great for slicing and grilling or pan frying.
We planted this variety for our spring garden 2017 here in San Antonio, Texas. A lot of our cantaloupes started out with a pronounced curve on the flower end and going for about 2 inches. The flesh was sweet but on the curved part there was no flesh to eat. What caused this? Mary W.